What kind of meat?
- jinet12 Oct 30, 2007 08:05 AM
I never make pasta sauce, because the kind I have enjoyed making in the past is an all day affair, and I don't have that kind of time.....So, I bought a pasta sauce at Whole Foods yesterday, called "Austin Slow Burn", a cross between Italian Tomato Sauce and Salsa...My son likes meat on his pasta, so don't know what I should add....Any thoughts? I had even wondered if Taco meat would be an interesting addition, but did not want overkill at the same time...Suggestions?
Italian sausage would be my choice. If cooked as whole links, you dirty one pan and one utensil.
I think simple ground beef or turkey would work really well or even tossing in little mini beef and pork meatballs (about olive sized) spiced with just a bit of salt and pepper, garlic and cumin (to tie in the tex-mex flavors of the salsa component). Also bacon always makes everything better in my book. Hope that helps!
Browned ground beef or pork, or a combination thereof, would work too. Just don't overcook it and don't add ALL the extruded fat...just some of it!